12 years ago
In the 18 months captured in this seven-disc set, Miles Davis is between milestones. His astonishing early-'60s sextet (which gave us, among other things, the seminal Kind of Blue) is no more, and he is searching for what will eventually become hi...
16 years ago
Listening to this new collection of John Prine's sparse, gravel-and-molasses renditions of his own early material, it brings to mind how popular music has changed during the past three decades. When Prine first recorded most of these songs, seriou...
17 years ago
Various artistsWhistle Bait: 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups Ain't I'm a Dog: 25 More Rockabilly Rave-Ups(Columbia/Legacy)Wild, raunchy, and brimming with chip-on-the-shoulder attitude, rockabilly--real rockabilly--was a musical sucker punch delivered to t...